Women go to People Pleaser University, they specialize in Caretaking 101, and they graduate with a diploma in “Not Enough”. Even the most powerful feminists are not immune to this unwritten curriculum.
I watch people make commitments to all sorts of other things and yet refuse to make the same or even a fraction of that commitment to their sexuality.
A note from Amy Jo: This week I'm pleased to share a guest article by my friend and colleague Karin Green, who is my co-creatrix in the Healing Sexual Trauma Weekend we'll be offering in Seattle this fall. Karin's article describes some of the healing perspectives and opportunities that ShadowWork offers. ShadowWork changed my life and the chance to [...]
In our sex-negative culture, doing the work that I do demands taking a stand for pleasure, for the freedom of erotic expression, and for accepting sexual vibrancy as part of our birthright.
I thought I’d share some of our preliminary research findings with you because these six things are the focus of so many conversations I have and they are the concerns that are taking up space in so many women’s minds when it comes to sexuality.
I listened to the show Dan Savage did a couple weeks ago where he addressed a 38-year-old virgin, desire, and romantic matches, and I want to take it from another angle.
The setting for the act of writing matters inside and outside of the words. There is an art to finding the right place to create, what land, what ancestors, and what stories that live inside the rock and by reproduction, sand—will reveal themselves.
I speak to women all the time who are facing a major dilemma about how they’ve set up their lives: they have chosen a relationship that makes them feel safe, cared for, stable, and is a good place to raise their children
I want to share my observations on the 5 most common fears that I have seen stop people in their tracks when it comes to desire!
It’s funny, but I’ve made some sense of the coastal/regional differences with confidence types, so here’s my take.